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Kee baseball team splits with NFV in UIC play, sweeps pair from Crestwood


Kee baseball senior Chris Carroll concentrates on the pitcher as he grabs a lead off of first base in the Hawks’ 11-1 home loss to North Fayette Valley Tuesday, July 1. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link. Photo by Andrea Kerndt.

The Kee baseball team had a total of six games scheduled for this past week, but had half of those impacted by weather. The Hawks had a Monday, June 30 Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) doubleheader at MFL/MarMac called off because of stormy weather, and only got through half of a home UIC double-dip with North Fayette Valley Tuesday, July 1 - falling by an 11-1 result in five innings - before having the second game postponed by weather to Saturday, July 5, where the Hawks bounced back with a 5-1 victory. Kee also swept a non-conference doubleheader at Crestwood Thursday, July 3 by scores of 5-0 and 8-5.

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02
Jul

Kee baseball team plays to even record in just four games this past week


Kee baseball senior Nick Gavin chases down this fly ball on the run for an out in the Hawks’ home doubleheader split with Turkey Valley Thursday, June 26. Gavin drew a walk in both the 7-3 loss and Kee’s 3-0 win, scoring a run in the 7-3 loss and stealing a base in the 3-0 victory. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link at the top of the page.

The Kee baseball team played a fairly light schedule this past week, turning out an even 2-2 result in four games. That evenly-split foursome included an equally split home debut on the renovated Shooky Fink Field in New Albin against Turkey Valley Thursday, June 26, Kee falling in game one by a 7-3 result before bouncing back for a 3-0 nightcap victory behind a no-hit pitching effort tossed by senior Jared Donahue. Kee then took part in the annual Jeff Houg Memorial Baseball Tournament in Waukon Saturday, June 28, finishing third after falling to eventual tournament runner-up Waterloo Columbus by a 19-8 count before securing a consolation victory over Waukon, 11-1 in five innings.

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02
Jul

Waukon baseball team comes up shy of the win column in five games


Waukon baseball senior shortstop Parker Hesse rears back to fire a throw to first base during the Indians’ 11-1 loss to Kee in the consolation game of the 2014 Jeff Houg Memorial Baseball Tournament held at Waukon High School Saturday, June 28. Hesse reached base three out of the five times he was at the plate in the Indians’ two games played in the annual tournament, making a pitching appearance in both as well. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link at the top of the page.

The Waukon baseball team was denied in its efforts this past week to add any of its five games played to the win column, as the Indians dropped to a 3-18 overall record that includes a mark of 1-7 in Northeast Iowa Conference play. The Tribe dropped a home doubleheader to Class 3A fourth-rated Waverly-Shell Rock Monday, June 23 by scores of 10-0 and 12-2 in five innings each, surrendered a 6-4 loss at home to Postville Wednesday, June 25 and then finished fourth at its own Jeff Houg Memorial Baseball Tournament Saturday, June 28, falling by a 15-1 count in five innings to eventual tournament champion, Class 2A eighth-rated South Winneshiek, before losing an 11-1 decision in five innings to Kee in the consolation finals of the tournament.

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02
Jul

Waukon softball team posts single victory in busy seven-game week


Waukon softball freshman left fielder Erika Johnson secures this out on the run in game one of the Indians’ home doubleheader sweep suffered against Decorah Wednesday, June 25 by scores of 10-0 in five innings and 12-2. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link at the top of the page.

The Waukon softball team was only able to put one of its seven games in the win column this past week, adding that win to its Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) record to currently hold a 7-19 overall record, 2-12 in NEIC play. The Indians began the week with a 4-1 loss at Charles City Monday, June 23 before falling at home to Decorah Wednesday, June 25 by scores of 10-0 in five innings and 12-2. The softball Tribe then split a road NEIC doubleheader at Oelwein Thursday, June 26, falling by a 6-5 result in nine innings before winning the 8-4 nightcap, and then fell in two games at the Decorah Tournament Saturday, June 28, surrendering a 4-3 decision to Turkey Valley in the tournament opener before falling to St. Ansgar by a 12-0 result in just three innings.

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02
Jul

Kee softball team continues to roll with undefeated busy week of 10 games


Kee softball junior Molly Walleser sprints toward third base in the Lady Hawks’ Tuesday, June 24 home sweep of West Central by scores of 11-1 in six innings and 10-0 in five innings. Walleser swatted a single in each contest to aid Kee’s offensive cause. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link at the top of the page.

After going winless in its previous week of limited competition, the Kee softball team reversed its fortune considerably this past week, rattling off 10 straight wins during an undefeated busy stretch on the diamond. The Hawks improved to a 24-5 overall record, including a 17-1 mark that keeps them atop the Upper Iowa Conference.

Wed
25
Jun

Kee baseball team wins one of just three games this week

The Kee baseball team was able to play one game early on in the week, but also experienced a few rain postponements, having to cancel and also reschedule some games for later on in the season. Monday, June 16, the Hawks went to Postville to play the Pirates, winning the first game by a 6-4 result but having to cancel the second game due to rain. Tuesday, June 17, Kee was scheduled to play against Clayton Ridge/Central, but the rain stopped the game, and there will be no make-up game. Thursday, the Hawks were slated to host the North Fayette Valley TigerHawks, but that game was also called due to rain and rescheduled for July 1. Kee was able to wrap up its week Saturday, June 21 with a pair of games hosted by Class 1A seventh-rated Don Bosco, the Hawks falling to both Class 2A ninth-rated Iowa City Regina, 7-1, and the host Dons, 13-0 in five innings.

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25
Jun

Waukon baseball team battles through winless week against NEIC trio

The Waukon baseball team went without a victory for the first time during a week’s worth of competition this past week, falling in three Northeast Iowa Conference contests. The Indians managed just four total runs and 10 total hits in those three games, falling at home to Oelwein, 10-2, in a rain-shortened six innings Monday, June 16 before doing likewise on the road at New Hampton, 11-2, Wednesday, June 18 and at Crestwood, 6-0, Friday, June 20.

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25
Jun

Waukon softball team falls to pair of top-10 NEIC foes in light week


The Waukon softball sophomore tandem of center fielder Nicole Behrend and left fielder Madison Snitker (pictured above) recorded the only two hits the Waukon softball team was able to manage in the Indians’ 3-0 loss at home to Class 4A 10th-rated Waverly-Shell Rock Wednesday, June 18. Behrend legged out a second-inning bunt attempt, such as the one pictured above, and Snitker beat out the throw pictured above for an infield single of her own in the third inning of the contest. View and find out how to purchase these photos and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link.

The Waukon softball team played its lightest schedule of the season this past week, but against some of its heaviest competition of the season, as the Indians hosted Class 3A 10th-rated Crestwood Monday, June 16 and Class 4A 10th-rated Waverly-Shell Rock Wednesday, June 18. The softball Tribe fell to both highly-regarded opponents, but gave both a pretty good battle before falling, 8-4, against Crestwood and, 3-0, against Waverly-Shell Rock.

Wed
25
Jun

Kee softball team falls to Class 3A eighth-rated CPU in its only pair of games this week

The Kee softball team had a few days of practice before it had to start playing a couple games later on in the week. Monday, June 16, the Hawks were supposed to have their first home game on the new field in New Albin, but a rain storm forced that date with West Central to be rescheduled for Tuesday, June 24 at the New Albin field. The Hawks also had a game against North Fayette Valley scheduled for Thursday, June 19, but that game was also postponed due to rain, being rescheduled for Friday, June 27, at the field in New Albin.
Once the rain stopped falling, the Hawks jumped knee-deep into their only competition of the week, traveling to Center Point-Urbana (CPU) Friday, June 20 to take on the Class 3A eighth-rated Stormin’ Pointers. In the first game, the Hawks lost by a final score of 6-2. In the second game of the night, the Hawks fought hard, but fell again with a score of 15-5 in six innings.

Wed
18
Jun

Kee baseball team wins five of eight games

The Kee baseball team won five of its eight games this past week, piecing together four straight wins early in the week before winning just one of its final four contests to currently hold a 12-10 overall record that includes a mark of 4-4 in Upper Iowa Conference play. Kee’s early surge included sweeps at Sumner-Fredericksburg, 4-2 and 17-2, Monday, June 9 and at Lansing against Dunkerton, 8-0 and 11-1 in six innings, Tuesday, June 10. Kee was then swept at South Winneshiek, 6-2 and 13-11, Thursday, June 12 before splitting two games Saturday, June 14 at Charles City, defeating St. Ansgar, 5-1, and falling to the host Comets, 8-6.

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